Set Up and Rip DVD movie files (Video_TS, ISO image) for Plex

Read this tutorial walks to stop Plex Media Server from stuttering or jumping when you are playing DVD movies, so you can enjoy all DVD movies files (ISO, IFO, Video_TS,etc.,) to Plex Media Server for streaming to Roku, Xbox 360, PS3, Android/iOS devices comfortably. Great!

Q:Backup DVD to Plex Media Server for streaming ?
“I want to backup my DVD collection to a hard drive for streaming via Plex? While, for my 250 DVDs and it seems like it’d be very time consuming and tedious. What I need is a good piece of software that I can just take a few minutes to get set the way. To rip and backup DVD to Plex Media Server for streaming, is there any particular quality/bitrate that’s preferable for doing this?”

And, files such as ISO and folder structures such as VIDEO_TS are generally referred to as “disk image” formats because they’re basically “cloning” the structure and content from a DVD optical disc. Such formats are not supported in Plex. If you want to use DVD Discs, DVD Video_TS/ISO files with Plex, the best method is tois to convert them to a fully compatible format with Plex.

It is said to be the easier and safer method because all you need here is a best DVD ripper.

Brorsoft DVD Ripper is considered to be the best DVD ripping software for Plex Media Server. With it, you can easily rip all DVD movies to Plex compatible MP4, MKV video files quickly with excellent output video quality. Besides converting DVD files, it can also compress a DVD to smaller file size, saving the space for your console if you need. In addition, the built-in editor allows you to customize your DVD videos to get the very part and effect you want with ease. The equivalent Mac version is DVD Riper for Mac. Just get the right version and copy DVD to Plex Media Server with ease.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

1. Load DVD movies

First, insert your DVDs into DVD Drive, and then drag the DVD files to the program; Or you can get to “File” Menu, click “Load DVD” to draw into DVD movies you want to rip. DVD folder and ISO image files are supported as well.

2. Select Plex Media Server compatible formats

Click Format bar and choose MP4 from Common Video, which can be recognized by Plex well. MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it.

3. Convert DVD movies to Plex

Hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert DVD/VIDEO_TS/ISO to Plex Media Server compatible video files.

Once the conversion is finished, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies. Then, Plex will recognize, catalog, play and stream them just fine.

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